Tortricidae : Tortricinae
ABH BF
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Acleris laterana
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Approx Length (c. 9mm) Wingspan (14-18 mm.)
      
      
      
      
    
 
Acleris variegana
Garden Rose Tortrix

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)49.077/1048
Norfolk status
Widespread.
Gardens, hedgerows, woodland, fens and orchards.
Extremely variable species with several forms.

The nominate form has a forewing demarcated centrally, with a white basal half showing a large dark patch on the dorsum and a ferruginous/black distal half.

f. asperana
As above but with no dark patch on the dorsum.

f. cirrana
Forewing ground colour yellow/brown.

f. brunneana
forewing colour brown rather than black.

f. argentana
White with obsolescent markings except for a dark costal blotch to the forewing.

f. albana
All white.

f. caeruleaoatrana
Melanic all dark.

Recorded in 59 (86%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1914.
Last Recorded in 2015.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/07/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/07/2015127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
11/06/2015128TF91 - Dereham
31/10/2014127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 14-18 mm.
Season: June to Oct
Foodplant:   Various plants and shrubs including roses, brambles, hawthorns, cherries, Blackthorn, apples and pears
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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